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  1. Yeah and saves any embarrassing moments if you have any passengers with you !
  2. Just got off the phone to dealer service department , they recon its premium nav only but he,s not 100% sure so they will look at the settings for me . So unless someone with a standard nav can confirm otherwise ? It looks like a no go . Steve
  3. Hi wharfhouse, im going to ask at my local dealership , im begining to think that only the premium nav can read aloud text messages . I will let you know as soon as i find out .
  4. Thanks for the reply, just checked the menu and the standard nav says " automatic message transfer " not readout as your premium system does. Hope its just my phone , have to ask when i take the car in for service. Thanks Steve
  5. Hi all , Hope someone can help with this ! . My 300hAdvance MY17 has the standard nav which upon receiving a text highlights a button saying "Read" , you can phsically read it but the system does not read it out loud. Is this a feature only on the premium nav or should the standard nav read out as well, i dont want to change my phone if the car system does not support this , my current phone is an LGC4 , any advise would welcome Cheers Steve
  6. Hi Simon Have a look at the top of your drivers door handle , you will see a oblong depression , when the car is unlocked you just touch this depression with your thumb or finger and the car will lock touch it again quickly and car will double lock . Regards Steve
  7. Cheers guys Got the code number , thanks for the info , my old car came with two master keys so i thought one was missing Cheers Steve .
  8. Hi all Just checked my locking wheel nut case in the glove box , there is only one master key ? But the preform insert has space for two . Do Lexus only supply one or have i got one missing. Cheers Steve
  9. Hi Mark Glad the info helped , my front ones are speed controlled , active when stopped or below 5mph , they turn off (light on switch goes out ) automaticaly above this speed. The switch only turns them off briefly , like if you start the car and your detecting another parked car you can turn them off manually , but they become active again when the car moves off . To be honest i have only just worked out how they work , didnt take much notice until your posts about them.They must be canbus controlled to work like this 😁😁 Cheers Steve
  10. Hi Mark , hope these help can take more if you like Steve
  11. Will try and get a pic in the morning for you . the sensors are on all the time but can be turn off briefly if needed they also appear to be connected to the foot parking brake which shuts the front ones up when you engage it.
  12. The position on the pic is about the same on the inner sensors , but the outer ones are at the top point of the black plastic insert on just a slightly lower level than the inner ones unlike your pic , the edge of the intake lip does partialy obscure the line of sight of the sensor though. They are a nice flush fit tho , and if they ever pack up i would just leave them i think.When i purchased the car the sales mans first line was " The Advance does not come with front or rear parking sensors, but we fitted them at the customers request!. It sounds like you are finding a reluctance to fit them
  13. Hi ,Hope this helps, ive got a 17my Advance with aftermarket front and rear parking sensors , fitted by Bristol Lexus from new . the front sensors are fitted in the space between the point of the tick! of the daylight running lights and the pinched waist of the spindle grill. The other two are about 2 inches away from the plastic inserts in the air scoops towards the outside corner, therefore still mainly front facing,but can pick up bollards and cyclist no bother four in total , seem to work ok but must be aftermarket as the switch is a cheap round looking thing mounted on a blanking plat
  14. Thats good news on the fuel consumption front , three weeks in and im 22mpg up on the Accord without trying to hard 😁
  15. Thanks for the welcome , Farqui , i cant remember the torque figures but the Honda certainly had some grunt when you stood on the go pedal, bullet proof engine , and only 1 headlight bulb and battery in 66000 miles and 10 years ownership .Hope the lexus is as reliable .
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